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Mace & Crown | October 4, 2015

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“The Beginner’s Guide” Review: Getting to Know Someone

October 1, 2015 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

When “The Stanley Parable” was released in July of 2011, it was met with critical acclaim. The game’s excellent use of narration and subversion of players’ expectations turned a mere … Read More

Cuban, American Past Highlighted in Lecture

October 1, 2015 |

Jacob Hall Staff Writer

The United States recently reinstated diplomatic relationships with Cuba. Despite being only 110 miles apart, the U.S. has maintained a commercial, economic, and financial embargo on the the island nation for … Read More

Opinion: Response to “Ashamed to be a Monarch”

October 1, 2015 |

This op-ed was submitted as a response to “Ashamed to a be a Monarch.” By Anonymous

My fellow Monarchs, I am typing to you with a great … Read More

ODU Men’s soccer delivers striking blow to UAB

September 27, 2015 |

Charles Sims Contributing writer

On a windy, rainy Friday night, Old Dominion University Men’s Soccer (4-1-1) defeated University of Alabama at Birmingham (3-6-0) in Norfolk three goals to one. Resulting from this victory, ODU … Read More

Apartment Fire on Colley and Princess Anne

September 27, 2015 |

Amy Delaura Staff Writer

At 12:10 p.m. this afternoon a second floor apartment on Princess Anne and Colley went up in flames.

“I didn’t even know there was a fire,” says … Read More

Queer Column: “Why,” The Word that Makes Civil Rights Equity Cringe

September 27, 2015 |

‘Why?’ It sounds like such an innocent question, asking for the clarification of a discussion or topic that might have been difficult to follow or new. And yet, this word has earned the bane … Read More

Student Organizations Encourage Voter Registration

September 26, 2015 |

David Thornton Copy Editor

With the clock ticking down until Oct. 13, the last day for voter registration, a number of ODU student organizations are making it their goal to register as many student … Read More

Sankofa Keynote Places Importance on Past and Future

September 26, 2015 |

Meng McLendon Contributing Writer

The Sankofa Keynote address was held Thursday, September 22 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, promoting an inner look at individual black lives and inspiring messages of momentum and change … Read More

Future-Retroism: ‘Jurassic Park’ Becomes ‘Jurassic World’

September 26, 2015 |

George Plank Staff Writer

With the overwhelming success of “Jurassic World,” audiences showed that they were excited to see that after a 22-year wait, the park was opened at last. But how does this … Read More

Embrace the Culture Festival Celebrates Fourth Year in Norfolk

September 26, 2015 |

Zach Moeller Contributing Writer

A park alongside the Elizabeth River went from a seven-acre patch of grass to a meeting ground for unique individuals during the Embrace the Culture festival on Sept. 19. With … Read More

Isaiah Williams, a Monarch Musician with Motivation

September 26, 2015 |

Larenz Johnson Contributing Writer

Isaiah Williams, known by his stage name Isaiah Jeremiah, stood outside of the University Webb center looking around. There was something surprising about him; he didn’t have the cliche rap … Read More

Monarch Style: Leah Baucom

September 26, 2015 |

Clare Benedetto Contributing Writer

Name: Leah Baucom Major: Communication Year: Sophomore Spotted: Constant

When Leah Baucom was spotted on the first day of Autumn this month, she was already geared up for … Read More

ODU Dedicates Garden to Hiroyuki Hamada

September 26, 2015 |

Stef Wasko Contributing Writer

Martial arts students and alumni gathered with the rain clouds around a graveled patch of cherry trees and azalea bushes to dedicate the garden to Hiroyuki Hamada on Monday, Sept. … Read More

Hank Willis Thomas Brings ‘Black Righteous Space’ to the Chrysler

September 26, 2015 |

Shannon Jay Staff Writer

The Director of the Chrysler Museum, Erik Neil, introduced Hank Willis Thomas to a packed house at the monthly Third Thursday event on Sept. 17. Thomas is back at the … Read More

Meeting at the Crossroads with Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘The Story of Sonny Boy Slim’

September 26, 2015 |

Adam Flores Staff Writer

Bluesman Gary Clark Jr.’s latest album, “The Story of Sonny Boy Slim,” continues the legacy of blues guitar that has been around for more than a century. Released on Sept. … Read More

RAPE! Now That I’ve Got Your Attention…

September 25, 2015 | 1

Josh Whitener News Editor

Survivors will tell you that rape takes from you. There’s a piece of you that disappears that you don’t think you’ll ever get back. You’re more untrusting. You’re angrier. You wear a lot of clothes but … Read More

Building a World for Electric Cars

September 24, 2015 | 1

Audra Reigle Contributing Writer

Transportation is evolving just as much as everything else that one may or may not come across in their everyday life; video games, cell phones and cameras are just three … Read More

Kickstarter Roundup, September 2015

September 24, 2015 |

Ross Reelachart Tech Editor

When the term “crowdfunding” is brought up, the very first thought that appears in the mind is the site that can be credited with pushing the crowdfunding concept into the … Read More

ODU Counseling Helps At-Risk Students

September 23, 2015 |

By Jacob Hall Contributing Writer

Almost all students will feel stress, anxiety or depression at some point during their school career. For one student last year, those feelings became too much as events led him … Read More

SGA Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Violence

September 21, 2015 |

By Josh Whitener News Editor

The Student Government Association hosted an open forum to discuss ideas to spread awareness of sexual violence. On the heels of an on campus incident, SGA and other student organization … Read More